School Librarianship (Library and Information Studies), Master | Part time online | Old Dominion University | United States
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School Librarianship (Library and Information Studies)

12 months
Duration
1394 USD/credit 41820 USD/year
1394 USD/credit 41820 USD/year
571 USD/credit 17130 USD/year
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About

The School Librarianship (Library and Information Studies) MLIS program offered at Old Dominion University is for licensed teachers seeking to add a school library endorsement to a teaching license.

Overview

Program Highlights

What makes the School Librarianship (Library and Information Studies) MLIS program offered at Old Dominion University unique?
  • Equip students with the knowledge, skills and dispositions they will need for careers in a complex information and technology-based society. 
  • Engage students with their communities by providing project-based learning and internships in real-world settings.
  • Focus on the preparation of culturally responsive librarians who can provide resources and services for increasingly diverse communities for the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. 
  • Connect students to library and information professions. 
  • Old Dominion University has been granted candidacy status by the Committee on Accreditation of the American Library Association. Candidacy status is an indication that Old Dominion University has voluntarily committed to participate in the ALA accreditation process and is actively seeking accreditation. Candidacy does not indicate that the program is accredited nor does it guarantee eventual accreditation of the program by ALA. 
  • Nationally recognized by the American Association of School Librarians and CAEP and by the Virginia Department of Education for the preparation of school librarians.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Methods and Strategies for the School Library
  • User Services and Programming
  • Knowledge Resources: Planning, Selecting & Managing Collections
  • Internship in School Libraries
  • Library Management and Leadership
  • Administration, Management, and Evaluation of Libraries

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants may hold a bachelor's degree in any field. Applicants to the School Library Concentration must have a teaching license. Students interested in school library licensure who do not have a teaching license may be advised into additional coursework and testing.
  • A Virginia Collegiate Professional License or an equivalent license from another state.
  • A 500 word essay addressing how this degree will forward your pursuit of lifelong learning.
  • Application to Graduate School.
  • Current Resume.
  • Financial Documentation (seeking F/J visas only).
  • Passport identification.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1394 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    41820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1394 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    17130 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 571 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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